Entrepreneurial knowledge and its effects on entrepreneurial intentions: development of a conceptual framework

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Roxas, Banjo G., Cayoca-Panizales, Rhowena and de Jesus, Rowenna. 2008. "Entrepreneurial knowledge and its effects on entrepreneurial intentions: development of a conceptual framework." Asia-Pacific Social Science Review. 8 (2), pp. 61-77. https://doi.org/10.3860/apssr.v8i2.784
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Entrepreneurial knowledge and its effects on entrepreneurial intentions: development of a conceptual framework

ERA Journal ID123101
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsRoxas, Banjo G. (Author), Cayoca-Panizales, Rhowena (Author) and de Jesus, Rowenna (Author)
Journal TitleAsia-Pacific Social Science Review
Journal Citation8 (2), pp. 61-77
Number of Pages16
Year2008
Place of PublicationManila, Philippines
ISSN0119-8386
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.3860/apssr.v8i2.784
Web Address (URL)http://philjol.info/index.php/APSSR/issue/view/120
Abstract

This study advances the thesis that knowledge gained from a formal entrepreneurship education program will have positive effects on an individual's overall entrepreneurial intentions through the mediating influences of attitudes and social norms favouring entrepreneurial behaviour. In this proposed conceptual framework, it is argued that the knowledge gained by students attending an entrepreneurship course will have a positive impact on the students' intentions of starting a business. Guided by the theory of planned behaviour, this study proposes a research design which involves tracking of the changes in the students' perceptions of the desirability of, self-efficacy in engaging in, and social norms supportive of, entrepreneurship and their consequent influences on the student's entrepreneurial intentions prior to the start and upon completion of an entrepreneurship course.

Keywordsentrepreneurial knowledge ; entrepreneurial intentions
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350704. Entrepreneurship
390103. Economics, business and management curriculum and pedagogy
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Byline AffiliationsVictoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines
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